Like the whispering voices that tell us what to do, seafood comes from the ocean. Answer the aquatic call with this Groupon.
$15 for $30 Worth of Seafood
The menu unfurls with classic fish 'n' chips ($7.95), fantail shrimp ($8.95), and clam strips ($9.95). Diners can also pry steamed mussels ($9.95) and lobster dinners (daily market price) from their shells.
Golden-fried clam strips, fantail shrimp, and bay scallops anchor the tables at J’s Crabshack (formerly Tinker’s), sending up clouds of steam next to hearty steak and lobster dinners. Founded by chef and scallop fisherman James Tinker more than 20 years ago, J’s Crabshack has grown into a bustling seafood hotspot, where an aquarium teeming with eels and tropical fish overlooks the dining area. The shack’s market counter dishes out freshly snagged raw shrimp and scallops, earning recognition as runner-up for best fish market in Hartford from the Hartford Advocate in 2011. The restaurant’s culinary team, which includes James Tinker II in its ranks, works diligently to serve guests in the ocean-themed catering hall, then sticks around to burp everyone postmeal.